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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Geometry, Topology and Dynamics of Character Varieties.
Singapore : World Scientific, ©2012
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
William Goldman; Caroline Series; Ser Peow Tan
|ISBN:||9789814401364 9814401366 1281603678 9781281603678|
|Description:||1 online resource (xi, 349 p. :) ill.|
|Contents:||Foreword; Preface; An Invitation to Elementary Hyperbolic Geometry Ying Zhang; Introduction; 1. Euclid's Elements, Book I and Neutral Plane Geometry; 1.1. A brief review of contents of Elements, Book I; 1.2. A useful lemma; 1.3. A gure-free proof of Proposition I.7; 1.4. More notes on Elements, Book I; 1.5. Playfair's axiom; 1.6. Neutral plane geometry; 1.7. Angle-sums of triangles and Legendre's Theorems; 1.8. Quadrilaterals with two consecutive right angles; 1.9. Saccheri and Lambert quadrilaterals; 1.10. Variation of triangles in a neutral plane. 1.11. A midline configuration for triangles1.12. More theorems of neutral plane geometry; 1.13. Small angles; 2. Hyperbolic Plane Geometry; 2.1. Hyperbolic plane; 2.2. Asymptotic Parallelism; 2.3. Angle of parallelism; 2.4. The variation in the distance between two straight lines; 2.5. Some more theorems in hyperbolic plane geometry; 2.6. Construction of the common perpendicular to two ultra-parallel straight lines; 2.7. Construction of asymptotic parallels; 2.8. Ideal points; 2.9. Horocycles; 2.10. Construction of the straight line joining two given ideal points; 2.11. Ultra-ideal points. 2.12. The projective plane associated to a hyperbolic plane2.13. Center-pencils of a hyperbolic triangle; 2.14. Equidistant curves; 2.15. Positions of proper points relative to an ideal point; 2.16. Hyperbolic areas via equivalence of triangles; 2.17. Metric relations of corresponding arcs in concentric horocycles; 3. Isometries of the Hyperbolic Plane; 3.1. Isometries and reections in straight lines; 3.2. Orientation preserving/reversing isometries; 3.3. Rotations; 3.4. Translations; 3.5. Isometries of parabolic type; 3.6. Redundancy of two reflections. 3.7. Orientation reversing isometries as reflections and glide reflections3.8. Isometries as projective transformations; 3.9. Invariant projective lines of; 3.10. Composition of two orientation preserving isometries other than two translations; 3.11. Composition of two translations; 3.12. Conjugates of isometries; 3.13. The orthic triangle; 4. Hyperbolic Trigonometry Derived from Isometries; 4.1. Some identities of isometries of a neutral plane; 4.2. Some trigonometric formulas in H2(k); 4.3. Upper half-plane model U2 for hyperbolic plane H2(1); 4.4. Matrices of certain isometries of U2. 4.5. Trigonometric laws via identities of isometries4.6. Suggested further readings; Acknowledgments; References; Hyperbolic Structures on Surfaces Javier Aramayona; 1. Introduction; 2. Plane Hyperbolic Geometry; 2.1. Mobius transformations; 2.1.1. Classification in terms of trace and fixed points; 2.2. Models for hyperbolic geometry; 2.2.1. Hyperbolic distance; 2.2.2. Mobius transformations act by isometries; 2.2.3. The Cayley transformation; 2.2.4. Hyperbolic geodesics; 2.2.5. The boundary at infinity; 2.2.6. The full isometry group; 2.2.7. Dynamics of elements of Isom+(H).|
|Series Title:||Lecture notes series (National University of Singapore. Institute for Mathematical Sciences), v. 23.|
|Responsibility:||editors, William Goldman, Caroline Series, Ser Peow Tan.|